Alyssa Aparicio is a Vassar trained Gyn-thropologist- a specialist in the study of the flourishing of the feminine. It is her purpose and passion to embody and empower the divine feminine. She is an accomplished creatrix, performer, writer, fashion model, and healer.
In 2017 she launched her brand, Lunar Radiance, after a profound healing journey inspired her to share the wealth of knowledge around the menstrual cycle that she gathered whilst healing herself from excruciating menstrual cramps. Through this work she has inspired healing transformation through one on one sessions, webinars, and writing.
Alyssa graduated from Vassar College in 2011 with a degree in Anthropology while simultaneously pursuing a career as a model in NYC which began at age 14. While attending school she was featured on Project Runway and in a global campaign for Converse, amongst other acheivements. Her work took her to Los Angeles, and later to Spain where she began to return to her roots as a professional dancer. She began a mentorship with Rio De Janeiro Carnaval Queen Imperatriz Amaiia. Under Amaiia she trained to be a professional sambista.
Alyssa is a professional performer of burlesque, samba, belly dance, and hip hop. She performs her fusion style in show and events in Los Angeles and beyond. She also performs with the Ghetto Stiletto Girls under creative director and choreographer Apollo Sa’deek. Alyssa teaches varying dance classes and workshops rooted in sensual movement and meditation in Los Angeles, New York, Hawaii, and Santa Barbara.
Alyssa has studied Mastery at Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts, completed Priestesses of the Moon online course, is an ongoing member of Moon Club, was featured in a Documentary on Sensual Dance in conjunction with S Factor.
Alyssa is an accomplished visual artist and Co-Founder of Flash the Abyss- "a photographic journey to remove boundaries between woman and whatever she pleases" and exemplifies the feminine connection with nature and celebration of the feminine in her natural, sensual state. Her IG has over 30,000 followers and has been shared in galleries throughout Los Angeles. She is currently producing a documentary about the Divine Feminine in Flamenco Dance for which she interviewed female flamenco dancers throughout Spain.
In the past Alyssa has worked as West Coast Editor and writer for Elite Daily Magazine and Co-Founded WildSpice Magazine- a boutique online magazine for “unadulterated and feisty freedom of expression”. Her writing has been published on Elite Daily, WildSpice Magazine, Vibe and more.
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